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Russian official: Moscow committed to its S-300 deal with Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, Feb 24, IRAN -- Chairman of Russian Federation Council Sergei Mironov speaking to a Russian news agency said that his country will carry out its commitment to deliver S-300 Missile system to Iran.

According to RIA-Novosti News Agency, chairman of the Russian Federation Council who is a member of Russian Security Council too, said that we have a bilateral agreement with Iran and Russia has always been committed to its contracts and international agreements.

He said the delay in delivery of the system is due to technical problems and after removing the problems, it will be delivered to Iran.

Mironov added that Russia performs its policies independently and won't be influenced by other views.

USA and the Zionist regime are very concerned about Tehran-Moscow technical and military cooperation, he added.

He said Iran has the right to increase its defensive ability against any kind of attack.

Deputy Head of Russian Military-Technical Cooperation Federal Organization Alexander Fumin recently declared that Russia is trying to remove technical problems in S-300 defensive system.

He said that the problem is in radiowave of the system and experts are trying to solve it.

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